NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center discovers Ultra-fast Outflows that help Monster Black Holes Shape their Galaxies
Written by Francis Reddy
Greenbelt, MD – A curious correlation between the mass of a galaxy’s central black hole and the velocity of stars in a vast, roughly spherical structure known as its bulge has puzzled astronomers for years.
An international team led by Francesco Tombesi at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, now has identified a new type of black-hole-driven outflow that appears to be both powerful enough and common enough to explain this link.
Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball’s Lauren de Castro named Ohio Valley Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week
Nashville, TN – Sophomore pitcher Lauren de Castro, who picked up a pair of complete-game Austin Peay State University softball victories last week, has been Ohio Valley Conference co-Pitcher of the Week.
The Torrance, CA, native shares the award with Eastern Kentucky’s Leanna Pittsenbarger. It is Austin Peay’s first OVC weekly pitcher honor since the 2010 season. «Read the rest of this article»
Legislation protecting families goes to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam
Nashville, TN – A bill sponsored by Tennessee State Senator Tim Barnes and Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts to protect renters of recreation vehicles from carbon monoxide poisoning passed both the House and Senate on Monday.
“This legislation comes too late for those who have lost their loved ones, but with the help of their family members, we can ensure that such a tragedy never happens again,” Barnes said. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Governors Basketball’s Herdie Lawrence named Ohio Valley Conference Co-Freshman of the Week
Nashville, TN – Herdie Lawrence, who dished out 10 assists while scoring 22 points in helping Austin Peay State University to a pair of victories last weekend, has been Ohio Valley Conference Co-Freshman of the Week.
That was announced Monday by the conference office.
The 6-0 guard came off the bench to score a career-best 19 points against UT Martin in APSU’s 85-67 road victory. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Riding Stables will be holding a “Post & Coast” Open Show Trophy Series beginning on March 24th. There will be eleven show date opportunities between March 24th and October 27th.
During the months of March through May, September and October, registration will begin at 9:00am and the show will start at 10:00am. During the months of June, July and August, registration will begin at 4:00pm and the show will start at 5:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.
In the month of March, the Museum will feature Richard LeFevre: The Civil War Series, Assemblages: The Art of Sandra Paynter Washburn, The Words of Women, Writer’s Hour, Spring Break Activities and so much more.
Monday, February 27th, 2012
Clarksville, TN – A Clarksville Gas and Water construction crew has turned off water service on Kellia Drive, Elaine Drive and Louise Lane until approximately 4:00pm this afternoon to repair a six-inch water main leak.
Kellia Drive is also closed to traffic while the repair work is performed.
Clarksville, TN – One afternoon several years ago, the prominent Hungarian composer György Kurtág watched as a group of children banged away at a piano. They were playing with the instrument as if it were a toy, and Kurtág was struck by how much fun they seemed to have.
That observation inspired him to compose his solo piano pieces, “Játékok” (Games), which captures the playful freedom of childhood with its sometimes frenetic sounds. At 7:30pm on March 12th, Austin Peay State University professor of music Dr. Jeffrey Wood will present the little-heard piece in a concert filled with works all denoting childhood. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will participate in a panel discussion tonight at the “Jobs and Veterans” forum held at Austin Peay State University.
“Our military community, including our veterans, plays an integral role in Clarksville. I’m very happy to take part in this forum and look forward to sharing ways that we can help further assimilate these men and women into our community,” said Mayor McMillan. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville Police arrest Two Men for Forcing their way into a Moble Home and Assaulting the Occupants with a Baseball Bat
Clarksville, TN – On February 26th, 2012, around 3:50am, officers responded to 83 Cedar Crest Drive in reference to an Aggravated Assault. When Clarksville Police Officers arrived, they were told that two men had forced their way into the mobile home.
The two men, who knew some of the mobile home occupants, assaulted two men, 21 and 22 years old with a baseball bat and fled from the scene in a white Ford Mustang. A description of the vehicle and suspects was distributed to patrol units in the area.
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